The most inland of the five cities, Escondido’s economy is one of the most diversified. Industries such as healthcare, specialty food and beverage manufacturing, agriculture, professional services and precision manufacturing all call Escondido home. Retail sales are among the highest in San Diego County due to the presence of the Escondido Auto Park, as well as a regional mall, Westfield North County. From computers to craft beer, Escondido is rich in the entrepreneurial spirit that defines the San Diego region.
Escondido’s excellent access to the region’s talented workforce creates a vibrant ecosystem for professional, scientific and information-focused companies. Escondido’s millennial population, residents 18 to 34 years of age, is the third highest of the 78 Corridor.
Escondido is home to two of North County’s top tourism destinations: The world-famous San Diego Zoo Safari Park and Stone Brewing Company, America’s ninth-largest craft brewery.
Latest Escondido News
November 9, 2022:Visit Escondido Tourism Survey
October 6, 2022:Escondido incubator could revive North County’s ag industry
August 9, 2022:North County Steward: Stephanie Baker
October 22, 2021:City of Escondido’s $15M Grand Avenue renovation project begins
August 29, 2021:City Creek restoration project receives $8.5M grant
- Palomar Medical Center
- Stone Brewing Co.
- Buster Biofuels
- Deanna’s Gluten Free Bakery
- Jacked Up Brewery
- San Diego Code School
- Synergy Centre Coworking
- Left Coast Engineering
- SIP Wine & Beer
- Palomar Hospital
- Syntec Diamond Tools
- Baker Home Energy
- KAER Biotherapeutics
- ARS National
- BMT Scientific Marine Services